Keeping Your Plumbing System Operational

2 steps to take before having your hot water system replaced

If your property's hot water system has reached the end of its life and you will be having a new one installed by a plumber that provides hot water replacement services, here are some steps you should take before this process begins. 1. Buy a portable camping shower In this situation, it might be a good idea to buy a portable camping shower. The reason for this is that whilst the plumber is replacing your system, you will not have access to hot water in your home (aside from the water you boil in your kettle).   Read More...

Important Things to Note About Water Line Leak Detection

There is a possibility that you may have a water leak in your home and not even know about it. Water leaks could cause serious damage in your pipes, and they may increase your water bill. It is important that you have water line leak detection done in your home, because it can save you from a lot of trouble. You should watch out for signs that indicate there is a water leak somewhere in your pipes so that you can have it fixed immediately.   Read More...

The 4 Main Reasons For Blocked Drains In Residential Settings

Blocked drains are a problem that most people will experience at some point in time. The issue can range from mildly annoying through to a complete disaster depending on the extent of the blockage and which pipes are blocked. A backed-up kitchen sink is a small issue, but an overflowing toilet is a serious health risk to you and your family members. Sometimes, you can deal with a minor blockage yourself with a plunger or some drain cleaning chemicals.   Read More...

Blocked Drains: Are the Pipes Under Your Sink the Problem?

Kitchen sinks can block quite easily. However, if you are careful about what you put down the drain, then you shouldn't have recurring problems. If your sink keeps blocking, then you need to work out why. In desperation, you may have finally taken a look under the sink only to realise that the waste pipes don't look quite right. It's obvious that the person who fitted the sink had a problem when they tried to connect the sink's pipes to the main waste drain outside.   Read More...

It's in the Pipeline: How to Select the Appropriate Access Covers for Your Project

One of the most important areas of any building project is drainage grating and access cover placement. Most Australian municipal councils adhere strictly to the Australian Standard for Access Covers and Grates, AS3996 - 2006. However, many builders of residential, industrial or commercial projects often overlook the importance of grating or access covers in their building designs. Safety is, of course, the number one consideration when placing grating or access covers.   Read More...